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Solar Power Is Not Just About Saving the Planet

Solar Power
by in Columnist Spotlight | Green

We believe that aside from the political hype, solar technology as an energy alternative is a fiscally healthy change for many businesses. Solar is a proven technology, and business should understand how they can take advantage of the long-term energy solutions that solar can provide. When it comes to energy efficiency, reducing expenses, or planning… Read More →

APS Prepared To Meet Summer Demand


APS is well positioned to meet the energy needs of its customers this summer, company officials told the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) today. This message was part of APS’s annual summer preparedness briefing to the ACC.  The presentation included this summer’s peak demand forecast, an inventory of available resources to serve that demand, a summary… Read More →

Arizona Public Service Co. Seeks Renewable Energy Projects

Arizona Public Service
by in Green

Arizona Public Service Co. announces a Request for Proposal (RFP) from solar developers and installers to construct a 14-megawatt solar photovoltaic facility – financed by APS through the company’s AZ Sun Program. The RFP will commence on March 15. Interested parties are encouraged to participate in a bidder’s webinar on March 22. Additional information about… Read More →

Pinnacle West Reports Positive 2011 Fourth-quarter & Full-year Results

Pinnacle West reports
by in Business News | Finance

 ’Disciplined cost management’ and strong operational performance benefit bottom line Pinnacle West Capital Corporation reported consolidated on-going earnings of $12.1 million, or $0.11 per diluted share of common stock, for the quarter ended December 31, 2011. This result compares with on-going earnings of $5.2 million, or $0.05 per share, in the same 2010 period. The… Read More →

Debate Over Renewable Energy Tariff For Rebate Customers

Solar tariff
by in Blogs | Green

Solar rebate customers may be faced with a higher renewable energy tariff that will supplement the solar rebate fund to help other customers install solar equipment. Previous articles in the Green Scene section focused on the many available rebates for purchasing solar equipment for a home or business. These articles also focus on the savings… Read More →

Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Proposition Passes, But Where Will The Dispensaries Go?

Medical Marijuana Where Will The Dispensaries Go

Arizona voters made history again this month, narrowly approving Proposition 203, the ballot initiative allowing one medical marijuana dispensary for every 10 pharmacies in the state (which translates to about 120 statewide). Under Prop. 203, patients suffering from a wide range of painful medical conditions will be able to buy small amounts of marijuana from… Read More →

CALGREEN Leads The Way In Green Building

California Leads the Way in Green Building
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

California has long been a leader in sustainability and now the state is taking it one step further. Officials from the the California Building Standards Commission recently adopted the country’s first mandatory statewide green building code. The regulations, called CALGREEN, will require every new building to reduce water usage by 20 percent and recycle 50… Read More →

Wineries Win Battle At Capital


Southeastern Arizona: The Border Report Significant business developments promise to fortify the economies of Arizona’s southern half By Peter O’Dowd After battle waged at the Capitol, local wineries still in the game. Poised to enter the State Legislature with a litigious flurry, Arizona wine growers dug in for a fight of David and Goliath proportions.… Read More →

Valley’s Already Booming Economy Prepares For An Ambitious Future

Waveyard Development

The Metro Report The Valley’s already booming economy prepares for an ambitious future. By Peter O’Dowd Surf park to bring millions to one lucky city and the entire region Somewhere below this vast valley of dust and desert landscapes, an oasis is about to spring forth—a $250 million outdoor park on the scale of Disneyland… Read More →